3 kg bomb defused in Karachi

By Indo Asian News Service | Wednesday, April 09, 2014 | 6:06:15 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Security personnel Wednesday successfully defused a 13-kg bomb in a Karachi locality averting a calamity in Pakistan's largest and populous city, the Dawn online reported.

Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Security personnel Wednesday successfully defused a 13-kg bomb in a Karachi locality averting a calamity in Pakistan's largest and populous city, the Dawn online reported.

A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) team after receiving a tip-off about the presence of the bomb near residential apartments on Khalid Bin Waleed Road recovered it and later succeeded in defusing it.

BDS personnel found the bomb in a fertiliser sack. The bomb was connected with a detonator device and contained two and a half kilograms of explosive material, the report.

Police are examining the explosive material.

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